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Oct 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
into our education institutions if i am strongly in favor of proposition 30 and 38. >> the battle lines have been drawn between prop 30 and 3. less than a month until election day, the state school's chief there is weighing in on two very similar but competing ballot measures and why votes need to pass. a grim discovery south of the bay area, what investigators found after a standoff that lasted for hours. >>> if you are just joining us, good evening. welcome back. i am diane dwyer. giants' fever in the bay area. the team prepares for plateothe playoff against st. louis. we are joined now from at & t park. monte, tickets are a touch hard to come by? >> well, diane, that's right. there are tickets available you. cannot get them here at the giants' box office. you have to go online. as you guessed that will cost you. i heard from communications manager at stubhub, and there are 4,000 tickets aavailable on site for tomorrow's game at at & t park. tickets start at $120 each. those are for standing room tickets. if you want to sit down you will have to pay $140. and on the higher end, good s
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
condition. she was targeted for speaking out in support of education for girls. doctors in pakistan removed a bullet from her neck today. yesterday a gunman shot her in the head and neck. the girl began writing a blog about life under the taliban and was an advocate for girl's education. she said she wanted to become a doctor. >> right now let's get to decision 2012. both presidential candidates doing serious battle in a key battleground state. today mitt romney continues his week long visit there to ohio. no rp,-c won the white house without carrying the buckeye state. earlier president obama wrapped up his 17th rally there. that's the most of any other state. with all the new polls out showing a much tighter race, both candidates definitely know, it's on. and they have to trade serious shots. this one in particular over the tax plan. it's true it's not going to have the deficit. that leaves one option. that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is inaccurate and wrong. meanwhile, the vice presidential debate is scheduled for to
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
children forced her to delay her education and in 1959, at the age of 40, when she thought she had enough to graduate from san jose state, she was told she fell a little bit short, one course short. by that point, she had to raise her family and never went back to college. >> because i know how much she valued education, how hard she had worked and i knew that she had attempted several times to finish. >> reporter: as the that's why her youngest daughter wanted to do something for her mom. she contacted san jose state and asked for a letter recognizing her mother's love for life-long learning. san jose state reviewed olive's economic record and concluded she had enough to graduate. but instead they awarded her a diploma, a bachelor's degree in home economics backdated to august 28, 1989. >> just the thing to prove i did it right, but, you know, it doesn't, i won't go out and get a job or try. >> i'm real excited. it's just a recognition of everything that she's worked for and everything that she's done for us, for her family. >> reporter: while earning the diploma can mean better economic
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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
and educate, not to alarm anybody. >> very creative. it's 4:55. want to check the morning commute. how we looking, mike? >> oakland, 880 is light. we did have the traffic break over on this side with the tail lights. that's northbound, past high street. the map shows no slowing through the area. the earlier construction zone has cleared. there's still activity there. both directions. between 23rd and 980. so just watch for those lights. right there where it says 880. travel north after that earlier jam there. a smoother drive up towards richmond. at the top of your screen near richmond parkway, that's what christy smith has been reporting, that pellet fire, there will undoubtedly be some smoke. right now, it's not visible from 580. so at least from those freeways it is not a distraction. we will track that. and the live look outside shows you the peninsula moves slowly northbound. there's also construction in the area but nothing like we saw yesterday like when you're down to one lane. right here, it moves smoothly through palo alto. >>> 4:56. it's the official start of the holiday shoppi
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
remains on a ventilator and is still unconscious. the girl was shot for her outspoken support of education for women in pakistan. a spokesman says the girl's family had been warned several time about her outspokenness before trackers tracked her route home from school and shot her. two suspects have been arrested. >>> a close race for congress is getting a little physical in southern california. you saw it there. brad sherman threw his arm around howard berman in this youtube clip. a little uncomfortable. the two had been debating about the dream act last night. berman kind of stepped back, and a debate organizer and a sheriff's deputy stood behind them. the congressmen are both running against each other for the reelection in november. a spokesperson for sherman said the congressman regretted the incident, but denies he was trying to start a fight, just getting a little closer. >>> another potentially embarrassing moment for the secret service tonight. an agent placed in handcuffs after an alleged drunken episode. miami police made the arrest early this morning hours after president obama
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
weight clicks. >> this morning on "education nation today" an innovative day care program. the first two years of a baby's life offer a short and invaluable opportunity to stimulate learning skills. "today" contributing correspondent jigier checked out one approach that focusses on the early important learning years. >> a level playing field is what single mom wendy moreno wants for her two boys who were attending what she called an inadequate day care. >> if they didn't want to color or do nothing, they would make them watch tv. >> they pretty much waived tv all day long. >> watched tv all day long. >> many children spend a lot of time without having anyone talk to them, without being picked up. >> reporter: psychologist diana rouners is looking to change this dangerous pattern and starting early within the first 1,000 days of a child's life. >> we do need high quality early education setting, not just so moms can go to work but more importantly so these children can develop the language skills, the behavior skills, the social skills that will allow them to be successful. >> she develop
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education, and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to become leaders. >> the young girl now injured has been blogged and you see video of her from before. she's been blogging about life under the taliban since she was just 11. the terror group has not only aid mitted to shooting her, it says it will try to kill her if she survives. >>> investigators are trying to figure how the a man made it to l.a. from japan with weapons. he was stopped on friday after customs officers noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest under his coat. a search of his suitcase found weapons that included a smoke grenade, a hatchet, knives, billy clubs, and a gas mask. he was on his way to boston from japan when he was stopped in l.a. he refuses to say what he planned to the weapons. so far there's no link to terrorism. >>> one day after disgraced jerry sandusky learned he will lose his freedom likely for the rest of his life, sandusky learned he's also losing his pension. pennsylvania's public employee pension moved to revo
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously given both the health risks at issue and a mission to keep both illegal and legal drugs and substances out of the school. >> i see people bringing in energy drinks and coffee to school every day, so i thought, hey, it's healthier. why not dry to bring it in and maybe get a little bit more energy. >> reporter: here's a caffein breakdown. a 16-ounce cup of coffee averages 100 milligrams of caffein. soft drinks contain anywhere fro
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
takes on higher education. the affirmative action argument that could change college admission. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new lexus es comes with a story still untold. ♪ places it will take you. ♪ dreams it will make come true. ♪ with technology and style to match your achievements and desires. ♪ the question is where will your new es take you? ♪ introducing the all-new lexus es. ♪ 100% new. ♪ 100% greek. 100% mmm... ♪ oh wow, that is mmm... ♪ in fact it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >>> 6:25. today, the supreme court is reconsidering whether colleges should consider race in the admissions process. "today in the bay" tracie potts joins us. >> you're right, reconsidering because they heard a case like this nine years ago and back then the court said yes, race is one factor. colleges can use in admissions. now a new case. a 22-year-old white female from texas, abigail fisher, says if not for that question on the application, she would have gotten in. the university says that's only one th
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
's go, oakland! >> and the educated guess, they're still partying right now. a walk-off win has a's fans thinking all about the a.l. championship. >> get them some hot tea this morning. there's more celebrating to do. >>> also across the bay in san francisco this morning, we're thinking of the giants as well. we've got your coverage on this thursday, october 11th. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you and thanks for joining us. 5:30. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelly. good morning, everybody. she disappeared way back in the '80s, missing now for 24 years. this morning there's a possible break in the case of missing hayward girl michaela garecht. christie smith is live in hayward with what police are saying could after all these years finally lead them to michaela. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. when this happened, this really shook the bay area. a 9-year-old girl goes to a neighborhood market here in hayward with her friend. she just wanted to get some candy and some soda. outside of the store, a man snatched her into a car. that was 24 yea
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
to the economy, what will we do as the president and vice president want to do by strengthening education and bringing the manufacturing jobs back from overseas or do it like mitt romney, tax breaks for the wealthy and building the economy from the top. >> all right. how much pressure has the first debate put on vice president biden's shoulders tomorrow? >> i look forward to talk watch the vice president tomorrow. he is eager to do it. i guess he will have to be on the toes, and you see what mitt romney did is congressman ryan walk away from the positions he has held in the campaign and give a much, much different and softer image for the american people. >> we will all be watching. thank you, robert gibbs, for your time. reminder to watch the vice presidential debate right here tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. on nbc. >>> and a colorado couple is speaking out for the first time since the disappearance of their 10-year-old daughter. miguel al guerlguerra has more this. >> this morning the family opens up since the police investigation. >> reporter: at a park where she often played, more than 1,000 o
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
a preference too on how it feels on their skin. >> you even do fun experiments to educate them, for example? >> i do. you take a piece of colored construction paper, put it outside for a couple hours, you put a key, some objects on it and they can see how the sun fades it. and it's a good way to show them that there are these powers at work we can't see. >> well, it's great advice, it's great to read about your journey. glad you're doing so well today. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live performance from ellie. but first this is "toda ♪ >>> the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> british singer/song writer ellie goulding performed at the duke and duchess of cambridge wedding. now she's out with her second album. good to see you. so i spent some time reading about you last night. and you said every interview you've done for the last two years has been about one subject. because i want you to like me, i'm not even going to mention it. so let's just talk about you. you were one of the only, the only british singer to win the two most prestigious newcomer aw
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